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    November 8, 2012
    4:00 - 5:59am PST  

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(male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 4:00 a.m. start now. >> good morning it is thursday november 8, 2012. here is a live look from new york city where you could see the ground is not only wet. there is also snow on the ground as well. they have a crippling northeastern that is pushing through. we're keeping our eyes to the sky in the east. >> most of the areas still dealing with the aftermath hurricane sandy as they are dealing the northeaster is pounding the north east with snow, rain, and winds gusting up to 60 m.p.h.. to add insult to injury and within half a million people with power that-without
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power at the sandy. there blue bar urged citizens to go somewhere safer. >> we ordered the evacuation of for chronic care facilities on the rockaways. three nursing homes for the total of more than 450 residents. one adult care center with more than 170 residents. >> a new storm is pushing. >> everything that i on his here and i am trying to save it. >> the northeaster put recovery efforts on hold in new jersey. governor chris christie is not happy about it he still showed get a sense of humor. >> i hate setbacks. i do not tolerate them very well usually. this one i cannot control. the weather is what it is. i am waking--waiting for the locust and pestilence and next. >> some local people were stranded. >> this is chaos i have been
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waiting for two to three hours. >> this means delays and headed for air travelers. >> hundreds of flights in and out of the iraqis were canceled. i am ed paid reporting. >> so far only five flights to and from as f o have been canceled. yesterday dozens of flights to the east coast were canceled as a result of the northeastern. flights, airlines aren't you new to check their website to call ahead to see if your flight has been delayed or in some cases canceled altogether. let us to look at our forecast we have conditions that are changing. cool in just a bit. let us touch base on the northeaster to. to you james b. beam i want to bring it up on satellite and radar. a system with these conditions and of this magnitude is not really much of a concern. because you do remember hurricane sandy was just about one week ago we
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are also saying that conditions still along the coastal front. the size of the storm is not too impressive. again they are seeing wang and wrecks now. the new york city area accumulated up to 6 in.. it looks like the system is moving out of the area. the possibility for down trees, power lines, shutdowns of some of the transport quotation systems exist. it looks like the storm surge could reach 3 ft. later today. that is nothing compared to the did conditions we saw for what was hurricane sandy. winds that gusted up to 60 mi. per hour yesterday. we are tracking the effect of the storm on the east coast. we will monitor this the route the morning. . let us take it over to bay area weather. taking it out side to our mount tam cam. the camera is shaking ground is breezy and
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the higher elevations. cloudy cool conditions into the afternoon as specially trained as well. you will need your umbrella. rain chance to continue as we head into tomorrow. we look at a dry weekend temperatures below the seasonal average. satellite and radar shows where the rain is now. it is not that impressive of the system. green on a screen indicates relatively light rain sitting off the northern california coast. we are driving down the bay area. it is later in the early afternoon that we will start to see showers. futurecast 4 set up for 11:00 a.m.. no guarantees for the evening. by 2:00 p.m. look at the green on your screen blanketing the bay area. it would affect the golden gate area as far as was gatos. was a cloudy conditions on tap. as we head into the evening hours a scattered showers on the
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back in. it will continue as we head into tomorrow. afternoon highs 59 for napa. 64 antioch very chilly conditions will then a couple of degrees compared to what we are now. 59 san mateo. 58 in hayward. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast does show more wet weather on the way as we head into to mop. the good news is the weekend looks dry. sunny conditions into sunday. mild into monday and that is a holiday. tuesday the rain chances are back to the continued into wednesday. tenters will only be in the low sixties for your inland and bay locations at upper 50s low sixties for the coast. >> no hot spots in the traffic. the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza fein into oakland-best out of oakland's into the city. the
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drive 12 minute at the san mateo bridge from in 10. southbound 101 good. the golden good dust as the golden gate bridge no thick dense fog. the conditions out marin county. no accidents to report. the drive 22 minutes from novato into san francisco james'. >> very good erica. new this morning at a hotel and burlingame has been evacuated due to possible carbon monoxide poisoning. the embassy suites and burlingame. one person has been taken to the house battle what they believe to be c 02 poisoning. we will bring you the latest updates once they get established. >> in contra costa county today a man accused of killing retired hercules schoolteacher susie koe is set to enter a plea to the charges. darnell washington and tonya washington are charged with the woman's death. she was found in a room with several stab
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wounds after she failed to pick upper house and from the airport last month. they are also charged with a crime spree in southern california. we will have new rest to report in the end of his attack resulted in the unit was being forged. we have the video we have been showing you for a while. a bystander took the photograph. several people setting the bus on fire and smashing out windows. the damage has been estimated at close to $1 million. police announced a second place in the case and are looking for several of the suspects. an elderly disabled man was struck and killed in a hit- and-run accident in sonoma county. 93 year old man was crossing studly street at fifth street west of a wheelchair. it was an electric scooter when he was struck shortly before 4:00 p.m.. witnesses said they saw apt cruiser struck the
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man and drive away. he was taken to a local hospital where he died. authorities later found the driver that person was a 80 year old man and booked into napa county jail. we will take a break it is 4:08 a.m.. a look at the golden gate bridge. the weather will change today we stand a chance to see rain. erica was talking about that in our cast if you missed it stick around we will be right back. san francisco 54 degreewes re looking for 57 this afternoon.
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>> we are back for 10 a.m. is the time watching wall street. stocks closed with their worst one day loss of the year. as investors looked past election and focusing on bigger problems ahead in washington and europe. the dow jones industrial average plunged 3 of 13. in its worst day of the year the s&p 500 lost 33. the nasdaq
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>> our reporter talked to some experts in to see will be ahead. >> do not panic. the bailout. >> that is the message he says despite the dow's 313 point loss wednesday it is not as bad as it appears. >> those numbers look a little bit scared and they probably are. you have to remember the day before we had a run up on the dow of 133 points. >> it is debatable if the election results were the reason for the trout. what is not debatable is two things. talk out of your of the debt crisis could be affected germany and talk of our a comic falling off the fiscal clipper because of tax hikes and government spending cuts that will ticket next year. >> ironically at market climbs a wall of worry. once we flushed out the positions that were built into the market ahead of the election we could probably see the
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market gradually rebuilding itself as we come closer and closer to the end of the year. >> he says if the device that stet divided congress of republicans and democrats cannot come to a compromise the stock market fears the become a reality. >> of course if we go off the fiscal click the fear is that it could be bad enough to trigger another recession. >> another recession is certainly something on what all. those are market watch tell me since 1900 when ever they have been a major sell- off since the election there the fourth quarter gains 74% of the time that is of good news. >> j.r. stone kron 4 news. >> we are also keeping our eye on grass-desk gas prices as they continue to drop. in san francisco still the most expensive in area which are just above the $4 mark at
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$4.50 a gallon. oakland is $3.90 per gallon in san jose $3.88 per gallon. still on the kron 4 morning news chicken lovers have been waiting in line since last night for the new chicken fillet to open. will tell you why they have been waiting for so long. here's a quick look at your bay bridge approach as west bound a traffic heads towards the toll plaza. looking for a high of 60 degrees and the very real chance of rain this afternoon. we will get a complete look at your forecast with erica.
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>> we are back at 4:15 a.m. today is the date of what changes. the wet weather the winter weather. >> high chance it will certainly feel like winter. we will only gain a couple of degrees. cloudy conditions now. we are
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contending with ground fog. no issues with visibility. late today we do expect showers. satellite and radar brought up. you could see the green on your screen indicating where the rain is falling. pretty much all sure approach in eureka. is not a mass system. the green on your screen indicates light gray. it is dry and the bay area now. i do not think it was sufficient for your morning commute. we do have changes for into the afternoon and later tonight. to cast 4 set up for the 11:00 p.m. our right after our broadcast we could see light rain and around santa rosa. and to lead clear throughout the bay area. it is with the rain that we start to see the cloud cover increase. the bulk of the wet weather. stretching as far inland as livermore and as far south as morgan hill and gilroy. it is relatively light in major
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you want to drive with caution. we will continue to see scattered showers on the back end not only tonight but as we wake up tomorrow morning. because of the instability in the air i would not be surprised if we pick up a pop-up thunderstorms. which is the small instances of hailed gusty winds as well. as we take a look at your active pitchers now it is cold. vallejo 48. san for santa rosa. daly city at 50. 52 in concord. here afternoon highs again mostly cloudy conditions and the great potential for rain. milpitas coming in and the upper 50s. 55 for some develop. 61 for mount you. to the east bay we broke records a couple of days ago today we look like we are below the seasonal average. 59 at concord and san leandro. 58 in castro valley. to the north bay of
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the rain will approach here first. santa rosa 59. 59 for berkeley. downtown san francisco 57. san bruno 60 degrees this afternoon. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast does show wet weather on tap for tomorrow morning. week and looks to be dry. warm mild conditions in store for monday. your inland spots could climb in the mid to upper 60s. the rain chance returns as we head into the the glove next week. >> in the traffic department we have overnight construction of the slowing you down. i have been checking our roadways centers i see a lot of green beginning speeds over 50 mi. per hour. out to our cameras the approach bay bridge toll plaza a couple of cars it is quiet. your ride out of the east bay into san francisco the san mateo bridge looks good 12 minute from end to end. southbound 101 looks good. no issues with visibility.
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that is your entire ride coming out of the north bay. on our traffic maps we see green on the road wasn't for north bound 101 interstate 280. good conditions no accidents to report coming out of the north bay. up to the peninsula all is well for the bay shore freeway interstate 280. green indicates speeds over 50 mi. per hour. james'. >> thank you erica. workers with the united food and commercial workers union will rally outside the grocery store in alameda for the fifth day. the stores you did police walked off the job on sunday after 15 months of contract negotiations that broke down. the main 0.6 in to the proposed changes to health care benefits in a statement it says " clearly it is clearly understood that our company must reduce our operating cost to the weekend become more competitive against nonunion competition. the union says
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the company is playing hardball. >> they can still make a profit without changing what we have. we are not asking for more money. we are asking to keep the same. >> at this point there is no indication when or if negotiations will resume. residents who live in the oak more residents of the oakland hills are pleading with police to do more to stop the violent crimes in their community. the oklahoma association held they emerge the cbc to demand officials hire more police. some members said they are living in constant fear after some in their community were attacked during several home invasions. residents there want o p d to build a substation in the area. they are willing to pay more in property taxes to hire more officers. >> chase says ad were to occur the home invasions by police have to be added to the force. >> more police officers are
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needed on our streets. we are taking steps to do that. if it takes a while to train them so we will not see the impact of the new officers and enough. >> oakland police plans at about 120 police once a crash with on the academy. they will not be street credit for at least another year. there will be new faces on the oakland city council as a result as of the election. three new members will be seated in 2013. rebekah caplin will attack maintain our position. >> i want to thank him for his years of service. certainly he has met a difference in my community. i certainly will continue to support some of his
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initiatives. >> i ashleys support curfews and in the community that i live and in the city of oakland as a whole we make too many excuses for negative behavior. we tolerate too much negative behavior. i support the gang in junction from certain neighborhoods and certainly in my neighborhood there are some individuals that demonstrated violent behavior and we cannot tolerate that action. working with our police depart manager and our colleagues on the city council we need to come up with a strategic plan on how we can address that. >> he is currently a long standing member of the oakland school board. a position he will vacate after 20 years of service and he is sworn in as one of the city's newest councilmembers. we will take a break at 422 a m let us go back outside the allied look on the san mateo bridge. it is fairly light now we will see what happens is typically backed up by the commute hours. that is the waiting has been for the past week.
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president obama returned to washington wednesday after an electric election night in chicago. >> whether i heard your boat or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. you have made me a better president. >> minutes earlier republican challenger mitt romney delivered a gracious concession speech. calling for the country to come together. >> at a time like this cannot resist partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders after reach across the aisle to the people's work. we citizens also have to rise to the occasion.
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>> a data romney stopped advisers still maintain they thought the republican win. he lost his home state, his birth state, and too many battleground states. president obama, dominate what electorial votes mattered most. he emerged with a victory narrow then in 2008. what has been of the status quo election republicans are holding on to control the house of representatives and democrats and only a few seats to their majority in dissented. >> there is a mandate for a to find a way to work together on the solutions and the challenges that we all face as a nation. >> it remains to be seen whether a election night 2012 launched a new era of bipartisanship in washington. >> with the first time the majority of pottery and citizens have voted in favor of becoming a state. --quarter ricans citizens.
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the polls showed that 61 percent of a porter ricans showed statehood. the 4 million residents are technically u.s. citizens but cannot vote in the presidential election. >> will take a break for 20 7:00 a.m. on the clock let us go outside. we have a live look from burlingame where we are following news about a hotel evacuation. a possible case of carbon monoxide poisoning as well. we will have more on that. @ñ
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which are at the senate in burlingame where at a hotel that there is a possible car
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monoxide leak. >> car monoxide was the factor that may people evacuate overnight. you concede some of the lobby. over the past 30 minutes last night they went to the lobby drop the whole hotel we're talking the embassy suites. they made sure of the carbon monoxide was low enough for them to return. that is exactly what happened. there were probably about 30 minutes sitting there before you started to talk to me they got the tap of the shoulders and that step back into the warm building. people are also leaving this morning. you can see silhouettes or shadows. what is going is they stayed up all night and now have their early morning flight at 80 6:00 a.m. or 5:00 a.m.. they say forget about returning they are heading to s f o. lot of coming and going at the hotel. let us walk over here and sit in talk to the fire chief. >> chief here excuse me he is on a foam he said it would talk to us. chief. he
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is on the phone. let me tell you what he told me. this all started with a boiler at the hotel. something from the boiler emitted carbon monoxide or what ever reason it may be an alarm or a trigger. thank you for joining me chief. >> what costa carbon monoxide level to go up and forcing us to you to evacuate people. >> we saw him now functioning boiler aboil with a high level of carbon monoxide in the room. we feel that was the source of it. what we did was isolated by setting the boiler down. since that time the carbon monoxide levels have dropped significantly. >> was there an alarm or other people getting or someone that was it. >> carbon monoxide is a colorless cola as tasteless. it would be a report obnoxiousness people being passed out or something along those lines. we have had no medical problems
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here. i do not know if vote was an internal alarm that triggered it or something else cause it to be called in for a public as is. we evacuated and took a cautious that we did because we thought it was common monoxide. i talked about the alarm is the right thing to have in everyone's residents. in fact since 2011 and has been a requirement that a single family home should have a fat--a carbon monoxide detector. by 2013 all multifamily residents will be required to have this. i am thinking the health--the hotel may have had something in place. >> i'm sure there are some people that may be skeptical. who may not be too comfortable in returning. >> carbon monoxide comes
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from a gas burning or heat producing applies. we found a boiler in the room that had a high level of concentration. we shut the boiler off. carbon monoxide levels dropped. we ventilated the hotel used a natural ventilation blowing air--hotel. we also have mechanical means of evaluating the insulating the hotel. we have monitoring of equipment where we can sample the air we have sample the air the levels have been dropping. all this event and to the point where they are back down to acceptable levels for exposure. >> that boy is offline out. >> yes correct that boiler has been taken off line. >> let us show you the same again. you see the ambulance there was no need for that it was here for precautionary measures. what happened was they evacuate it a couple of hundred of people they tell them to
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stay outside the was a shelter in place. is he the canopy where they could stay. some of them just checked into a nearby hotel i did not know if they get reimbursed. some people are leaving because they're going to the airport. it has been a cold long night. i got a couple of text from people who are in town staying here and or sang this is awful the alarm kept going off. according to some of the people i know are staying here it was an alarm that triggered my particular friend to wake up. and get a firsthand account as to what happened around 12:20 pm this morning. thankfully no one had to be treated. thank you will for that update. and get a carbon monoxide leak caused the evacuation of a hotel in burlingame. >> we do have some changes in store for this afternoon. this is a live look at mount tam where is gone. with a
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look at ride for your evening ride. the morning erica. >> good morning james a rival ride to the north bay first. around 11:00 a.m. this morning. as we take it to our mount tam cam it is shaking it is breezy and the higher elevations. cloudy but no issues with visibility. as we head into the afternoon that when we will see the rain. temperatures to be similar to now. we will continue to see scattered showers into the evening hours. satellite and radar shows you were the rain is now the city of short. pushing closer to your rica. it is dry and the bay area for now. but it will continue south. what roadways on tap for your evening commute. futurecast 4 shows 11 later today green on your screen approach in santa rosa. clouds associated with the system. the expansive cold front.
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2:00 p.m. the green on your screen indicates light rain blanketing the entire bay area. as we head into a p.m. spotty showers on the back in and will continue into the morning hours-that the overnight hours and will affect your morning commute. >> expecting 574 year afternoon highs. 57 for san rafeal. concord 59 and 61 and pleasanton. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a drier conditions and to the weekend. it will be unseasonably cool. monday expected to be the warmest of the week. a lot of people have that day off is veterans day. decline in the mid to upper 60s. the rain chance returns into the middle of the week. in the traffic center is a quiet out there. >> i am not looking at hot spots. no accidents just
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lingering road work. nothing slowing you down. we're seeing top speeds of our roadways centers. our approach to the bay bridge toll plaza a couple caught more carson was off last report. san mateo bridge is just fine. the right hand side of your screen is west bound out with foster city. southbound 101 and live look shows all is well that the golden gate bridge. we do not have the dense fog we had yesterday. your drive is 22 minutes from novato into the city james'. >> thank you erica. the grand opening of a check fillet and walnut creek is happening in just over an hour--chik fillet pari. some are there because they're looking for to something. some are there because they want to protest something. >> it is cold out here but
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that is not stopping the large group from capping out. this is for the grand opening of chik fillet. the first few people will get free food for a year lot of interest in that. however, there is a protest planned here for 9:00 a.m.. the people are here now for the free food. no protesters here yet. protesters are protesting against what they call the company's donation's against anti-gay organizations. several months ago the company's president came out in strong support of traditional marriage. that caused protests from the gay and lesbian community. lot of protesters coming this morning. you can see a lot of tense. the protest is planned for 9:00 a.m. this morning. if you are planning on getting chicken here in walnut creek you may have
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to wade through protesters. lot of people try to get free food. it will be a busy morning in walnut creek. 9:00 a.m. the area to watch. thankou mark will keep an eye on the story as it progresses. >> will take a quick break and be back in just a minute.
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we are back for 40 1:00 a.m. is the time. the man who shot gabrielle gifford in the head will be sentenced today he pleaded guilty to 19 counts including the assassination--plan to appear in court. the shooter fired a shot at a public event in tucson arizona. it was at a supermarket a meeting greet with her and her constituents. six people were killed. 13 others including gifford were hurt. the shooter pleaded guilty in august in exchange for avoiding the death penalty. >> the man accused of making
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the anti islamic them creating violence in the middle east was sentenced to one year in prison. not for the movie, because he admitted to using a elia's which violated his probation from a 2010 bank fraud case. the movie entitled innocence of muslims betrays the m profit, as a womanizer and south molester and a buffoon. the protest erupted when the arabic translation of that film was released in the anniversary of 2011. >> lawyers for him out an appeal to overturn a trial judge's sysdecision. but as for the judge to be removed because of alleged bias. he
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says the beer is an expression of his muslim faith and he refuses to shave it. army regulations state he must be clean shaven when appearing before a court-martial. all proceedings have been suspended. >> here's a live look at the san mateo bridge for traffic is light on 92 now. as we have seen for weeks on end it will back up considerably ahead into the morning commute.
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for 40 5:00 a.m. is the time. the chill in the air can only mean one thing holiday time is approaching. union square has officially opened to celebrate an anniversary in san francisco. it's time to celebrate on the ice. >> there is no better place to get in the right mood to
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get the holidays kicked off in ride here in the heart of several to go. look at this. it does not get any better than this. nowhere in the entire country can you go and have this. they have not even got the decorations up yet. is a perfect opening day we lost the hot weather. is cool, the ice is great our technology is phenomenal. people are already out there having fun at everybody is to come out and joined these folks. >> it is probably easily enough to enjoy the eyes later this afternoon and may be wet. the ice rink is open daily through january 21st from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.. tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 8 and under. it may be a little sloppy on the ice, this afternoon. erica take a look at the forecast we do have run away erica. >> good morning james' is crazy to look at just two days ago everyone was at the beach. winter weather officially here we're
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traffic cold front coming in from the gulf of alaska. just off shore of the northern california tip. we have wet weather had our way. to buttress a local masai. we have mid to upper '40's and the north bay. 54 in san jose. 56 in oakland. it into the system spinning in a counterclockwise direction relatively fast moving it will oppose the san francisco bay area as we pushed and closer to 11:00 a.m. this morning. it's been a dry one for your morning commute. futurecast 4 uc 11:00 a.m. some light rain approaching santa rosa. the showers will continue to march south. this relatively quick moving. it will not be scattered but it will be relatively light in nature. you'll need an umbrella handy throughout the day. a 2:00 p.m. the bulk of the wet weather will fall over the bay area and will continue to see scattered showers on the back and better tonight overnight and as wake up tomorrow morning.
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in addition to the rain because of the instability we have the potential for isolated thunderstorms that will occur along the coast. we have the chance for some small hail, gusty winds and associated with that. upper 50s may be low 60's at best as we pushed in closer to 3:00 p.m.. fremont santa clara 60. 59 for sunnyvale. bay a chilly one this afternoon. jodhpurs, sweaters. 60 for walnut creek 58 in castro valley. the first spot to get the rain fall this morning santa rosa this morning 59. the same for napa. oakland at 60 and downtown san francisco with an afternoon high of 70 degrees. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows we are not done with the wet weather yet. we will continue to see scattered showers friday morning. the drier conditions for saturday and sunday. one day
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people have the day off it will be the warmest of that week. the rain chance returns as we headed to next tuesday and wednesday. more details on your extended forecast coming up in a bit. >> in the traffic center is a quiet ride we have some overnight road work. most of it will start to wrap up within the next 10 minutes or so. your good to go. no accidents or the approach bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights. we are seeing top speeds up the incline and cost--across the upper deck. the drive 12 minutes between 880 and highway 101. the golden gate ride--the golden gate ride bridge the lanes are being reconfigured. no issues with visibility. as we take it to our traffic maps west bound 580 row starting to back up coming out of tracy of the altamonte pass. you can see
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the red on your screen indicate speeds below 25 m.p.h.. better conditions approaching downtown livermore no delays at the 5 86/80 interchange. interstate 580 mostly green on our roadways centers showing speeds above 50 mi. per hour. public transit your good to go no delays for a.c. transit, bart, or a stray number one. >> thank you erica. on to more headlines this morning police are on alert after an attempted kidnapping of a 14 year old girl in daylight in east oakland. it happened tuesday as a child was walking through a neighborhood at a hundred and third avenue at international boulevard. about 430 p m someone grabbed her from behind. >> they tried to drag her towards the vehicle. she believed they were going to put her inside. she struggled and fought with the stranger and was able to break free. she ran home.
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she told her parents what happened. the first suspect we're looking at, the of doctor is described as a male caucasian. he is tall and stand about 140-150 lbs. he was when a white t-shirt black town that says hance s-pass phants and he had on brown work shoes. >> he has a goatee. >> discussed specs again seen driving a red two-door pickup truck with an extended cab. o pd investigators are working on sketches of both suspects. >> a bay area highways shut down caused major headaches for san jose drivers. police and the sasouth bay closed down with a found a suspicious package to a traffic stop. the car was stopped joy before 9:00 p.m.
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the bomb squad had to detonated pipe bomb that was found at the scene. no injuries are thaor evacuations. >> cal students will join uc students in a walkout. it falls on the anniversary of occupied out. the rally is at noon at berkeley. it is followed by general assembly dinner and preparations for a sweep out. >> it looks unlikely that tuesday's election shattered any voter turnout records in our state. countess had counted 9.5 million ballots cast at the polls or in early mammalian voting. as compared to 4.5 million at this time compared to 2008. and tradition that 1 million fewer voters would turn out that in 2008. >> in health news the death
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toll in the meningitis cases has risen to 31. the number of people affected has risen to 420 across 19 states. the medicine given to patients at costa meningitis outbreak has been recalled that happened in september. it is for 50 3:00 a.m. let us go back outside and look at the golden gate bridge. will take a quick break a reminder the weather is changing. we're looking for rain this afternoon we will have erica with another look at the forecast. 57 expected high this afternoon.
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we are back at 4:55 a.m.
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talking enter attainment news lady gaga. >> ♪ pop star lady gaga pledged $1 million to the red cross for super storm sandy relief efforts. she posted a statement on her web site sang if it was not for nyse the lower east side harlem called the bronx, and book and i would not be the one or artist i am today. the proud new yorker would want to say help you for banking meek--thank you for helping me build my spirit. >> the c w picked up the trauma center around the woman's liberation movement mia kunis would not have an
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on-screen role. >> robert atkinson--the twilight stars made headlines with an alleged recent reconciliation after store to public apology about her infidelity. the twilight film is set to released november 16th. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news and hotel in burlingame evacuated due to carbon monoxide. will have a live report with will tran in just a minute. a new check fillet and walnut creek. free food is being offered but a protesters are lining up.
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(male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 5:00 a.m. stars now. news on this thursday november a hotel in burlingame evacuated this morning will have the latest on why it a live report. sandy in not dealing with the second punch a northeaster making its way to that part of the country. huge losses on wall street as the dollar suffers its worst day of the year just one day after the presidential election. >> first we're waking up to a wet day to day let us get the details and the timing of this high erica. >> good morning daria. the good news is the morning commute to be a dry one. it is cold out there we have cloud cover above. we are tracking a cold front bring showers to the bay area. there will be relatively light in nature. they will continue into the latter evening hours. you can see on satellite and radar is spinning around and a
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counter clockwise direction. forcing larger offshore approaching eureka. this will continue to spin south an impact the bay area. i will have the time you will need the umbrella coming up in a bit george. >> thank you erica good morning. and as i start to the morning commute no problems and delays. no problems at the bay bridge west bound. there is a stall on the upper deck but it is not a factor. your commute check shows light traffic for the east bay where would normally see heavy traffic already on highway 4 and interstate 580. we do not this morning. light traffic as well for the rest of the bay area ride. >> thank you george and now this by 01 a.m. the embassy suites in burlingame is been evacuated this morning because of possible carbon monoxide poisoning. kron force will tran is in burlingame. what is going on now will? >> they are allowing people to return to their rooms it
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was carbon monoxide a capable boiler route 12 atm 1:00 a.m. the morning that is why authorities rushed with the fire trucks as was the haz mat team. bay to evacuate people inside the hotel. brought about in the cold in the middle of the night. the firefighters to concede in their rush through the hotel to make sure there was no one inside left behind because of the carbon monoxide. the good news to pass along no one was injured. they brought the ambulance as well but they did not need to treat anyone. about 4:45 a.m. they went through and decided the carbon monoxide levels low enough. they allow people to slowly return back n one floor at a time with the high priority being those who need to grab their luggage and get out to get to s f o. needless to say it was a long jaring night for people staying at the hotel. people like jim heller here.
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gemma tell us were you awakened by an alarm. >> i was in a deep deep sleep and probably about 1:15 a.m. a very loud piercing voice like an alarm. my first reaction was what a dumb kid pulled the alarm i was angry. >> it kept going on and on and on and what happened. >> good one on for about five to seven minutes and i was looking around to see by to take it seriously. i looked out the window and the first responders were there say get out get out. for all of a sudden everyone went to the stairwell. >> there was no time to get fully clothed. i mean i could see wrapping your arms and had shorts on. >> i am still in my pajamas that is where sang. these are my slipping close. >> i've been imagine you are freezing in the middle of the night. >> less than what is a good way to put it. >> you're staring at the coffee do i drink it why not treated. you want to go back to bed. >> my body does not know what time did i hear from
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the east coast. i went to bed at 11:00 p.m. and that woke up at 4:00 a.m.. my body is confused. i did go for the coffee. it will be a long day. >> thank you very much. you can see he has no pants on just a short period he has to go to work at 9:00 a.m.. he will not probably return to bed. i can also tell you we have talked to others. one guy said he made a mistake will. i did not know i did not bring my carbon monoxide hotel playbook. he ran out of the room grabbed his hotel keys and not his car keys. if he had grabbed his car keys he could be sitting in his car. >> at least they're not injured. >> what is it like a hotel?. at home i have carbon monoxide detectors are they ever will is that what went off. >> according to the police chief and fire chief rather spoke to this morning he believes every room has a carbon monoxide sensors in
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there. also told hotel has a large center of its own. that is why they were alerted to come here. you can see some people are returning to their rooms. it was some sort of alarm that triggered the fire department to come here. as far as the boiler they did not know for sure if it is the type of boiler that he is the swimming pool and emit steam or heat water. they shut it down and came back and found out. right after the shutdown the carbon monoxide level in doubt. >> thank you will. >> in other news nationally and nor'easter is pounding the northeast was no rain, when gusting up to 60 mi. per hour. it is adding insult to injury for about a half million people that are still without power after hurricane center. mayor michael my best as mayor michael bloomberg moved
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residents out of harm's way. the storm would recovery efforts on hold in the jurors appeared governor chris christie is not happy. he still has a sense of humor despite all this. >> i hate setbacks. i did not tolerate the news leader well. this one i cannot control. the weather is what it is. i am waiting for the locus and pestilence next. >> the storm means delays and headaches for hundreds of air travelers. in fact hundreds of flights in and out of the northeast are canceled. we're keeping all our i one s f o. >> seriously they cannot get a break. just like always it has a ripple effect throughout the nation. we did check only five flights from as at all to your cabin canceled. let us take a live look at san francisco international airport. dozens of flights were canceled yesterday because of the storm. airlines encourage you to check their website or call ahead before you come to the airport. that way you would know
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right away if the flight is delayed or canceled. will have a live report as we continue the kron for more news in our next half hour. >> in the bay area more specifically san francisco new arrest in the end of this and that resulted in a muni bus being torched at the the giants on the world series. the video police have been circulating on line and bystander captured it with their cell phone. several people are setting the bus on fire and smashing windows. the damage was close to $1 million. police announced they have made a second arrest in this case. it happened last night they're still looking for several other suspects. we have an image of a burglary suspect was in custody. he was discovered yesterday inside a st. helena home belonging to house minority leader nancy pelosi. 20 one- year-old kevin michael payton admitted he committed six burglaries in the congresswoman neighborhood. he reportedly a swipe a watch from the
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congresswoman's residence. he is still on 10 counts of burglary and other charges. posey was elected to her 13th congressional term this past tuesday night. >> stock's closing with their worst one they lost of the year. in europe--the dow jones plunged 313. its worst day of 2012. the s&p 500 drop more than 33 points and the nasdaq finished down 70 points. ahead on the kron 4 morning news gas prices dropping across the bay area. you have the positive numbers coming up on the kron 4 morning news continues.
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it was a chilly start to the morning it will continue to be a cool one into the afternoon. potential for some way i walk into futurecast 4 in just a bit. it continues to deal with instability the possibility for morning showers exist as we head into tomorrow. looking ahead drive unseasonably cool weather as we head into the weekend. a bit of a warm up as a start the next work week. a look at your your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious.
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appropriately throughout the day. waking up 6:00 a.m. friday morning will contend with showers. that is the end of it are mccloud conditions as we head into tomorrow afternoon. in terms of your temperatures 3:00 p.m. we are talking 50s and 60s today. as we head into the evening hours by 8:00 p.m. a lot of locations will be sitting in the fifties is not the '40' 59 for sunnyvale. still contending with cool weather in the east bay 64 fairfield. pittsburgh antioch 59 the north bay was to the rain first. napa at 59. 64 novato. downtown san francisco and 57 and 60 in oakland. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows up dry weather on tap for saturday and sunday. monday could be the warmest of the week. inland spots
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could climb to the mid to upper 60s and the rain chances return as we head into the middle of next week. welcome back the time is 5:11 a.m.. we are keeping our eye on gas prices around the bay area. they continue to drop. it is $3.91 for a
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radar gun of gas. do not drive a want to long and 7 to go looking for that. $4.50 is the average price. in san jose $3.88. that is down 2¢ a those are reasonable. >> it fills risible. >> remember when we did stories as approaching $4. it was 70¢ higher a couple of weeks ago. >> we will take a quick break. still ahead walnut creek with their very own check fillet restaurant opened up everyone not happy about it. we will talk about the pottien protest.
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it is 5:18 a.m.. a winter wise to be in effect for the east coast. call on the heels of super storm sandy.
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is a nor'easter that the nursing two to 4 in. of snow in some areas. some are still without power and try to recover from said the spirit is a to hit college. >> it is to the point that the mayor and the governor everyone over there is going ok of the frogs a going to start dropping. it is so horrible they just got our back and then our again. here we are looking at the beginnings of what whether a little bit later not a big deal. right now we are dry on the right hand side of the to the san mateo bridge looks terrific. it is clear in san francisco on the left. we're going to see a change i erica. >> good morning daria. i will talk about the nor'easter and local rebbe and possible rain for the bay area. a system with these conditions of this side is not as impressive as a typical nor'easter. the concern is because it was so close to the ramifications of what we experience with
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hurricane sandy. it is just a week after and we are seeing more rain. the coastline is ravaged. there is the possibility for storm surge could raise to 3 ft.. that will continue into the afternoon. we are seeing a cold rain. us deconditions wind gusts up to 60 m.p.h.. and what's not out there in icy conditions of the roadways. the real concern is the possibility for down trees power lines and of course the possibility of closure to some of the transportation systems. to add something where will be keeping an eye on throughout the morning the good news is the system is making its way out of the new york city area. here in the bay area live look from our mount tam cam shaking around ever so slightly. we do have gusty conditions and the higher elevations. it is dry now. satellite and radar shows were the calls on the situated. it is sitting in a counterclockwise direction we see light rain offshore
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just off of eureka. pretty light in nature but we will see a lot of cool arctic air associated with this system. cloudy conditions later this afternoon. dry now. i do not think you have concerns with the morning commute. it is later today 11 a.m. we start to see light rain reaching santa rosa. it will continue to see cloud cover associated with the system. check out to p.m. agreed on your screen indicate where will see rain. it expects to break more of the golden gate bridge. it will expand from the coast out a little more potentially tracy. until light rain as far south as gilmore morgan hill and loss coddles. you will need an umbrella. the system is light in nature. los gatos--as we take a look at your afternoon highs not much different from what we are experiencing now. mountain view 61. 59 in
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sunnyvale. spousal at 62. 59 for san jose. in the east that it will be cool and wet. 64 walnut creek. 59 in san leandro. for the north bay will it rain first napa 59. sang for santa rosa. downtown san francisco expected to reach 50 degrees and 60 in oakland. we will see scattered showers into tomorrow because of all the instability in the atmosphere with see an isolated thunderstorm. with that instances of pale, gusty conditions along the coastline. dry weather into the weekend was see that your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast. sunny conditions by sunday temperatures will climb by monday. the rain chant is back at it as we headed to tuesday and wednesday. 519 on the clock time for traffic. >> some delays on bart from
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the south san francisco station. an equipment problem with and that means. as a result there are delays for train heading to south severances go and that could be either to a millbrae are having back towards the east bay. bard is is not a very serious problem. it may clear up fairly quickly. ticket quick look at the freeways light traffic around the area no delays on the bay bridge. or to the san mateo bridge for that matter. we will switch to 92 light traffic here. we are hopeful we may be seeing the and of the 22 minute drive * here. the double- digit dry times crossed centel bridge the last couple of days we have not seen the stop and go traffic we will know as little closer to 7383930 this morning. your ride to the golden gate bridge is the lay 34101 southbound. drive time east shore freeway 40 to six acting minutes for your east shore commuter. no
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problems for the south bay and the north bay looks good on 101 southbound. as it to james'. >> thank you james. we have a story out of the east bay that will raise eyebrows this morning. a grand opening of a chick fillet in walnut creek. mike pelton has been watching. we have people camping out hopefully for free food. they will not be dealing was there to day t. >> i have had a few alarm clocks go off in the past 10 to 15 minutes. these folks are getting up for what they hope to be free chicken here in about one hour. they are are not the only group planning to come. the group marriage equality you as a plan to protest 4:09 a.m.. they are protesting what they describe as chick fillets donations to anti
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gay organizations. the president spoke out in favor of traditional marriage. that sparked some response from gay and lesbian organizations. bay said it will provide space for the coagroup to protest their it. what these folks here care of our the chicken. you will hear from them coming up next hour. they are more concerned about getting their free meal. again the protest is set for 9:00 a.m. this morning. james' as far as this group out here now if you can believe it there is one woman in there i spoke with this is 27th time she has camped out for free food. >> while! you have to really like chicken. >> wow! >> we will keep an eye on that especially when 9:00
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the man who shot several gifford will be sentenced today. if a tustin mark kelly will speak on behalf of family. he fired the shots that differgooforss-- deferred he killed six people and injured 13 people. >> the man accused of making the anti islamic film causing a point of the least was sentenced one-year prison. because using a alias violating his probation from a 2010 law case, the movie was entitled in a sense of muslim the
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trade the prophet mohammed in an unflattering light. protests erupted across the middle east as a result of an arabic translation released on line and what of anniversary to as 11. >> lawyers for the suspect fired an appeal yesterday to overturn the judge's decision. the appeal also ask for the trial judge to remove from the case because of alleged bias. how sohn argues the beard is an expression of this muslim faith-- hassan are is that the beer is an expression of his muslim faith that that beard. >> a live look get your course there is no on the ground getting slammed the second time by massive storm that is causing flight
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delays, disrupting power, and making transportation through york and new jersey a nightmare once again this morning. >> we also have a live look outside and we have our wet weather to worry about. with a look at
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>> if you were to change or cancel your flight that ways your fee for now. there are two to three flights from american airlines that has been cancelled. my recommendation is for you that if you are not traveling to the north east then if your flight has not been cancelled--your flight may be okay where you are at but if you have to connect from dallas to chicago or to boston and then you may have
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a problem. you should call ahead to find out whether or not your flight is affected. >> it is just awful. can you imagine that 20,000 flights were affected due to super storm sandy. a lot of these flights had just got to pick up from this and now they are dealing with problems and again. >> let's check out what we are facing in the bay area. >> we have just a little bit of rain as we head into afternoon. right now it is dry around the bay area and it is relatively clear. the chance for scattered showers will continue into tomorrow
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morning at we may pick up an isolated thunder storm. a lot of people have monday off due to veterans day and this may be the warmest day of the week. we are tracking this system just on the tip of northern california. this will continue to march his way south. >> we're still looking at a pretty good commute. the volume is starting to build. the san mateo bridge is still a good ride. the ride in the east bay is starting to slow down a bit. like traffic is still for the south bay peninsula. bart in south san francisco is still about 15 minutes delays due to a equipment problem >> democrats have gained 2/3
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in the california senate. they have a super majority periods this is the first time since 1965 that the democrats have controlled the senate. that will control at least 27 seats and they are closing in this margin after the election. >> it looks unlikely that tuesday's election--counties accounted about nine and a half million ballots at the polls. this is according to about 10.4 million ballots
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that were cast in 2008. a field poll stated that it would be about your voters who came in 2008. they also predicted that half of the voters would vote by mail. >> we are waiting for some rain this afternoon. let's check out san francisco. it is 54 degrees right now. we're looking for a high of 57 degrees. >> ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale...
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>> applications declined and one state. they were not
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able to process applications due to not having any electricity. in all these applications dropped. >> we have a update on the meningitis outbreak. the death toll is now 31 people. 420 people in 19 different states. it the medication that was given was recalled in september. >> as we continue to follow the weather on thursday morning. we're looking at temperatures that will really not do very much today. san mateo is at 54 degrees and they are only expecting a high of 59 degrees.
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>> b >> at a live look him walnut creek people are camping out for the new franchise. people are also lining up for a protest letter on this morning. >> you must really like chicken to camp out and do
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this. >> it is chilly outside and the approach to the bay bridge on the right. the visibility is great right now. >> it is just chilly of side and a few locations are sitting in the '40's. it is breezy in these high elevations. a lotta cloud cover will push through into afternoon and this is associated with wets weather that will come to the bay area. we are sitting inthis wilo spend an march its way south. we will see some rain later on this after know. it will be a dry one for your morning commute. futurecast
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4 4:11 a.m. states that the rain will start around santa rosa. 2:00 p.m. there will not be too many people on the roadway. this indicates that maybe there will be a break for the north bay. they could see showers that will be impacted loss gatos. we will continue to see scattered showers on the back again and by 10:00 p.m. tonight a lot of the wets weather will be in the heart of the bay as well. we will continue to see this motion for tomorrow morning and this may impact your friday morning commute. you should allow yourself extra time and drive with caution. >> a chilly start for your morning it will be 51 degrees waking up in concord. as we take these
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numbers into the afternoon that will not budge by much. we may gain two to three degrees. pleasanton will climb to barely 61 degrees. we do have a winter weather advisory that will go to 5:00 a.m. on friday. we could see two to 6 in. of snow. snow levels dropped to 2,500 ft. and you will probably need--your kron 4 are round the bay forecast shows that it will be dry weather into the weekend. temperatures could be in the mid '60s. we may have wets weather for next tuesday and wednesday. >> we are monitoring the commute. the only issue is
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with the board to delay. there is an equipment problem and there stating that it will be 10 to 50 minutes for the delay. this is only four trains passing through south san francisco. let's go to the freeway will go with our bridge to check. >> we are looking at light traffic on all the bridges. let's take a look at the san mateo bridge. 92 looks good westbound and this just an 11 minute drive. 101 south bound is still a smooth ride as you come from marin county. it is not as foggy as we have seen periods as we track the drive is only 14 to 15 minutes. depending on if you are in the fast and slow lane. we know that you like to put the pedal to the metal for the 680 drive.
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the ride on 112 san jose i80 thl under 25 minutes. >> this finalist for this award is out and they include buster posey as one of the final five for the national lead them b.p.. the boats were cast before the first game of the playoffs. for the american league oakland a's and bob is a finalist. he has collected 23 home runs and
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are the eyes. >> after an exciting season the galaxy scored three times in last night's match and this was just too much. the galaxy 13 to 1. won 3 to 1. >> how about ice skating. they have the ring opink open. the general managers that is how he feels about opening day.
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>> there is no better place for you to get the holidays kick off than in the heart of san francisco. look at this is this like it better than this. nowhere in the entire country can you go and have this. we do not even have the decorations up yet. we lost all the hot weather and ice is great. the technology is phenomenal and people are already out there having fun. everyone should come out and join these people. >> he kind of once you to escape skate. this is open daily through january 21st. even way after new year's eve you can still do this. the night time is really fun. the tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. it is $5 extra if you need to rent
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skates. >> we would take a quick break. we have a shot here for you showing you the ride on 1 01. the weather is, and this is likely to change. we do have winter weather in bound. the current to pitcher in san jose is 54 degrees. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent.
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>> we are back fis 50 6:00 a.m.. >>it is now 5:56 a.m.. >> this planet is seven times the size of earth but that state it is far away from the sun that it can be
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at a temperature-- >> scientists stated that they cannot pinpoint the telescope because is light years away. they stated that-- >> whenever you start talking about airplanes i just hear the ocean. >> one day we will be on the spaceship latter. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news at 6:00 a.m.. a hotel has been evacuate its due to a carbon monoxide leak. >> this week's jobless claim has just been released. we will break down the numbers for you with rob black. >> people are kept out
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